Engineering students gain educational experience with combat robot
Celebration planned to honor President and Mrs. Baker A campus-wide celebration to say thank you and goodbye to President and Mrs. Baker is scheduled for Thursday, April 28. The program will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Field House followed by a picnic. Classes will be cancelled at 3 p.m. and University offices will close at 3 p.m. in order to allow the entire campus community to attend.
Unite For Awareness Week Ohio Northern University will host the seventh annual “Unite for Awareness Week,” a student-driven initiative to bring attention to issues of discrimination, beginning on Wednesday, April 27. The theme for this year’s awareness week is “Don’t H8!” Heroin to be the topic of panel discussion Ohio Northern University will host a panel discussion on the effects and use of heroin on local and international scales on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of Dicke Hall.
Spring Celebration of the Arts The University welcomes Timothy O'Keefe, winner of the 2010 FIELD Poetry Prize, on Thursday, May 12, from 7-9 p.m. in the Elzay Gallery. O'Keefe will read from his newest book, "The Goodbye Town" (Oberlin Press, 2011). In addition, the celebration will feature the work of English and Art and Design students.
Pitts featured speaker at Baskent University Jonathan Pitts, associate professor of English and current Fulbright Senior Lecturer in American Studies in Turkey, was recently the featured speaker at Baskent University in Ankara, Turkey. The title of his talk was "American Identity and the American Self." In addition to reading from his own work, Pitts spoke about the concept of the self in American culture.
Drs. Waters to teach abroad ONU faculty members Drs. Sarah and Robert Waters will be teaching abroad during the summer of 2012 through the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC).
Tornado awareness month April is tornado awareness month. The University's outdoor warning siren is tested on the first Friday of each month at approximately noon. If threatening weather is in the area, the test will be canceled. A continuous siren blast sounds when a tornado warning is in effect. The siren will continue to sound until the danger has passed.
Emergency Messaging Emergency on campus? Classes delayed or cancelled? Sign up for ONU’s emergency text messaging. Just log in to Self-Service Banner and look for the box named "Emergency Broadcast Sign-up."
Want weather warnings for Ada? ONU Security uses Nixle.com for these alerts. Go to www.nixle.com for this free service.
Burke receives research grant Hanna Burke, a senior in psychology from Findlay, Ohio, has been awarded a $1,450 grant for undergraduate research from Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology. ONU Relay for Life is this weekend The ONU campus Relay for Life will begin at 6 p.m., Friday, April 29, and continue through noon on Saturday, April 30, on the Tundra.
Run for the Roses, May 1 The annual Cystic Fibrosis fund raiser, Run for the Roses, is now accepting registrations for the May 1 5K walk/run. Runners/walkers can register online or make donations.
3 p.m., JV Baseball at Tiffin 3:30 p.m., Softball vs. Otterbein, ONU Softball Field 3:30 p.m., Softball vs. Bluffton, ONU Softball Field 4:30 p.m., United for Awareness, Ableism, McIntosh Activities Room 7 p.m., Heroin panel discussion, Dicke Hall Forum
11 a.m., Unite for Awareness Week, Racism, McIntosh OAC Championships at Muskingum 5:30 p.m., Columbus Regional Alumni Event 6 p.m., Outdoor Track and Field, OAC Championships, Mount Union 8 p.m., Todd Daquino, bass, senior recital, Snyder Recital Hall
OAC Championships at Muskingum Outdoor Track and Field, OAC Championships, Mount Union Women’s Golf, OAC Championships, Mount Union 1 p.m., Men’s Tennis at Mount Union 1 p.m., Softball vs. Mount Union, ONU Softball Field 1 p.m., Women’s Tennis vs. Mount Union, University Courts 1 p.m., Baseball at Mount Union 2 p.m., Tyler Graves, trumpet, senior recital, Snyder Recital Hall
OAC Championships at Muskingum Women’s Golf, OAC Championships, Mount Union 5 p.m., Cleveland Regional Alumni Event 6 p.m., TnT Worship Service, Chapel
7 p.m., Unite for Awareness Week, Katie Hnida to speak on sexism and abuse, McIntosh Ballroom
11 a.m., Unite for Awareness Week, Genderism, McIntosh Center 3:30 p.m., Men’s Tennis, OAC Quarterfinals 3:30 p.m., Women’s Tennis, OAC Quarterfinals 5:30 p.m., University Council, Dicke Hall Forum
11 a.m., Chapel Worship Service, Chapel 5 p.m., Unite for Awareness Week, Classism, McIntosh Activities Room 7 p.m., Social Studies Colloquium, Dr. Michael Loughlin, “Historical Varieties of Fascism,” Dicke Hall Foum 8 p.m., “Oklahoma!” Freed Center for the Performing Arts
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